In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ignorancia feminineignorance of sth — ignorancia de algo
- I was kept in ignorance of the contents of the will — me ocultaron el contenido del testamento
- he acted in ignorance of the enemy's intentions — actuó desconociendo / ignorando las intenciones del enemigo
- Let the chattering classes recognize their stupidity and ignorance and ponder on them.
- The legacy of Lindh is the confusion and ignorance that afflicts today's referendum.
- There is such a great deal of ignorance of mental phenomena and physical phenomena.
- So that part of her closing statements reveals her abiding stupidity and ignorance.
- Of course, such attitudes are the epitome of ignorance, and reveal a total lack of wisdom.
- Who are these people and why are they displaying their ignorance of such vital financial issues?
- If it was purely ignorance, you'd expect the mistakes to display a normal distribution.
- I hope that this is a matter of ignorance and not a well-thought-out, stable policy.
- The ability of Marxists to forget their history and yet rise above their ignorance is profound.
- The biggest qualm I have with fair trade is its basic ignorance of comparative advantage.
- Whether intentional or through ignorance, the blog in question is peddling lies.
- When the author seems complacent about imprisonment, it is not out of ignorance.
- In fact, all sentient beings have that potential of being free from ignorance and confusion.
- Our fear is based on ignorance, they loftily believe, and can be safely dismissed.
- Those people who would take us back to an age of ignorance and intolerance should be exposed and shunned.
- Our work can only succeed if we keep the humans in a constant state of fear and ignorance.
- We cannot be blinded by the smoke of ignorance, we must rise up and learn to see what is staring us straight in the face.
- There are vast tracts of ignorance in my knowledge and really there are lots of other people who know more than me.
- But the emperor is also a prisoner of his own ignorance and fear of the world beyond his home.
- His enrolment was obviously greatly helped by his total ignorance of religion.
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